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Thursday, 18 January 2018

Fantastic Birthday

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all today!

I have got a very busy day here today catching up on admin and some crafting to do.

Yesterday I received an email from You Tube that they are taking away my monetisation unless I reach 1000 subscribers and 4000 hours of viewing by 20th February 2018.

I have put this on my Facebook profile but would love it if my blogging friends would help me by subscribing to my channel and watching at least one of my videos. I am 1036 hours short and this would help me such a great deal. I have worked really hard in providing tutorials and how to videos for my crafting friends and would appreciate it if you could all help me.

Many thanks in advance for your support as I couldn't do it without you!

Today sharing a vintage card with you.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 white square scalloped edge base card.
2. Matted and layered yellow card and patterned paper from LOTV beach bliss paper pack.
3. Matted and layered yellow card and mulberry paper which I have distressed with weathered wood.
4. Matted and layered image onto yellow card.
5. To finish off added the sentiment and made a double bow with yellow organza ribbon and added a gold butterfly to the centre.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

A bit more time to craft #60 - Anything Goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - AG with Handmade Bow
Crafts Galore Encore - Anything Goes
CHPP - Anything Goes with Patterned Paper
Love to Scrap - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Hanging Flowers

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

A very busy crafting day planned here in my craft room.

I will be getting rather inky I think, I am going to be trying out some new techniques I have seen on You Tube.

Today I received an email from You Tube that they are taking away my monetisation unless I reach 1000 subscribers and 4000 hours of viewing by 20th February 2018.

I have put this on my Facebook profile but would love it if my blogging friends would help me by subscribing to my channel and watching at least one of my videos. I am 1036 hours short and this would help me such a great deal. I have worked really hard in providing tutorials and how to videos for my crafting friends and would appreciate it if you could all help me.

Many thanks in advance for your support as I couldn't do it without you!

Today sharing a card made using the Hanging Flowers from Chocolate Baroque and the new Twist stencil from Linda Simpson Designs.


Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 round scalloped edge circle card.
2. Matted and layered brown card which has been cut out using SB Grande circle die.
3. To create the background I spritzed a piece of card then placed the stencil, sprinkled Colour Burst, I then placed another piece of card over and this background was what I achieved.
4. I stamped the image with Versafine, embossed with clear embossing powder and coloured with Zig brush pens.
5. To finish off I stamped the sentiment and added 3 orange sequins.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Artistic Inspirations #192 - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart #190 - Anything Goes
Dream Valley #170 - Anything Goes
Stamps & Fun = Creativity #315 - Use a Stamp
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #73 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today
Happy Crafting!



Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Steampunk Series Day 1

Good Evening Crafty Friends,

Today sees the start of my 3 day video Steampunk series.

For today I have created a male steampunk card.


I have used Kraft card for the base, embossing folder and embossing powder too.
The image is from Linda Simpson Designs, Steampunked ephemera.

If you wish to watch the process then please click the LINK!
If you haven't already please do subscribe and help me get to 1000 subscribers this year!
Once I have hit 1000 I will be doing a giveaway!


Thank you for visiting this evening!
Happy Crafting!

Rose Blush

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Today I have a few errands to run this morning before going to see my friend Kath.

I had a good productive day yesterday finishing videoing my Steampunk Series which start tonight.

Today sharing a card using the Rose Blush stamp from IndigoBlu with a shaving foam technique.


Step by Step

1. 5 x 7 white base card.
2. Matted and layered purple card and shaving foam background.
3. Die cut Grande Oval die and stamped the image with Versafine before embossing with clear embossing powder.
4. Coloured the flowers with Zig brush pens and decoupaged the flowers, then watercoloured around image with green ink.
5. To finish off I added purple pearl gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Dragonfly Dreams - Anything Goes
Alphabet Challenge - U - Use 3 of something (Pearls)
Simply Create Too #134 - Use Embossing 
Allsorts #450 - No Patterned Paper
Less is More #362 - Purples

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!

Monday, 15 January 2018

Birthday Wishes

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Have you all had a good weekend.

Hubby and I had a nice chilled relaxing weekend.

A busy day here with a couple of videos to do and then edit.

A vintage card to share with you today.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 cream square scalloped edge base card.
2. Matted and layered Kraft card and patterned papers twice which have all been distressed with vintage photo.
3. Across the middle I wrapped lace around some Kraft card and adhered to base card.
4. I next matted and layered the image onto Kraft card and adhered with foam pads for dimension.
5. To finish off I added the sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Catz #399 - AG/One for the Ladies
Brown Sugar #274 - Birthday
Crafter's Castle #1 - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude #35 - Anything Goes
Creative Moments #134 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for your visit today!
Happy Crafting

Sunday, 14 January 2018

Spectacular

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

A busy day today, a couple of videos to do besides edit and then try and upload.

Whatever your plans are have a fabulous day!

Today a CAS card to share for a change.


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 scalloped white square card which I found in my stash with the die cut centre already done. (I think I borrowed a die from my friend for this)
2. Created a background with yellow and green Distress Oxides and adhered to inside of card.
3. Stamped the silhouette flower in DI wild honey.
4. Stamped the sentiment in DI twisted citron.
5. To finish off added green gems to the trellis.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Art Impressions #223 - Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts #228 - Anything Goes
Brown Sugar #274 - Birthday
Crafty Catz Weekly #399 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #278 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!

Saturday, 13 January 2018

January Vlog part 1

Good Afternoon crafty friends,

A dull miserable day here but at least the housework is done for another week.

I have been out to get my car washed and pick up some cough medicine.

Just about to get my commenting done and then sort blog post out for tomorrow.

As some of you will know I start vlogging at the end of last year and I am continuing it on this year. So once a fortnight you will have me "uncut" 😉

Here is the link to my January Vlog part 1 I hope you enjoy!

Please click the link for the video!


Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting!